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Thorncrag Hike

Here are a few shots from last Saturday’s “snowshoe” hike at Thorncrag. As you can tell by the photos, snowshoes weren’t needed. Gary Maurer led about 25 people through the sanctuary, while imparting his considerable knowledge about it’s history. We Read More…

Sabattus Pond

It started cold but we had a great morning for a walk around Sabattus. As the sun came out so did the birds. Ten people enjoyed the walk, all the ducks, and the hi-light of an Hudsonian Godwit found by Read More…

Chirp Creek Farm

This morning started with great weather, sunny and no breeze but few birds unfortunately. It seems most of the migrants have taken advantage of nice days and vacated many places. Eight people had an excellent walk at the Chirp Creek Read More…

Androscoggin River Trail – Lisbon

No complaints about the weather today, it was perfect. Fifteen people gathered to walk the Androscoggin River Trail in Lisbon. Birds were few but we did watch a Blue-headed Vireo show off in the sun and there were many Ruby-crowned Read More…

Brunswick Landing

Another great day weather wise but not so many birds, still nine people attended and had a nice walk along part of the Brunswick Landing Perimeter Trail. We had four cooperative Palm Warblers early and Yellow-rumped and Pine late in Read More…

YMCA Property – Stetson Road, Auburn

Another nice day for a walk at the YMCA property on Stetson Rd., Auburn. Eleven people walked the various habitats but only 33 species of birds were found. One of the better being a Common Loon which flew over calling. Read More…

Final Plein Air Event

“The Stanton Bird Club invites artists to participate in a plein air painting session at Thorncrag Nature Sanctuary in Lewiston on October 2 at ten o’clock hosted by local painter Michael Everett.  Painters will meet at Thorncrag’s East Avenue gate.  Read More…

St. Peter’s Cemetery – Aug. 28

Weather was comfortable but not very sunny, and not too warm! Seventeen birders met at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston all in anticipation of great birds. But at 8am it was quiet, nothing to hear or see. Then we started Read More…

St. Peter’s Cemetery – Lewiston

This morning ten people had a great walk at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Almost our first birds were a Cuckoo, two Baltimore Orioles who showed off, and a number of other special birds. As hoped the birds were literally Read More…